Police Reports is a sampling of incidents responded to by local law enforcement agencies. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.
— Cuyahoga Falls —
Police witness vehicle entered: An Akron man and woman, ages 24 and 28 respectively, were charged with misdemeanor theft after police said officers on patrol saw them entering a vehicle without the owner’s permission in the area of Northland and 4th streets at about 3:30 a.m. Feb. 11. Police said they found a key in the man’s possession that had been filed down in such a way that it allowed universal entry into any vehicle of the same make as the one the man and woman entered and he was also charged with possession of criminal tools. The man was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail. The woman was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.
Man hit with purse: A 32-year-old Macedonia woman was charged with misdemeanor assault, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct while intoxicated after a Stow man reported she hit him in the head with a purse containing a wine bottle at a State Road business late in the evening Feb. 9. Police said the man had abrasions and swelling, but did not require medical attention. Police said the woman resisted arrest by pulling her arms away from officers and becoming a dead weight. She was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.
Man banged on door: A Delaware County man, 23, was charged with misdemeanor criminal damaging and disorderly conduct while intoxicated after a Broad Boulevard woman reported the man first banged on her home’s rear door wanting to get in and then went to the front door and banged on it, damaging it, at shortly before 2 a.m. Feb. 9. Police said that when they arrived, they found the man sleeping near the front door. He was taken to Cuyahoga Falls City Jail.
Man pulled hands away: An Akron man, 21, was charged with misdemeanor resisting arrest, drug possession, driving under suspension, weaving and seatbelt after police stopped his vehicle on Route 8 southbound near Portage Trail at about 3:35 a.m. Feb. 9. Police said the man pulled back his arms and twisted away from officers after being told he was under arrest and then while in the back of a police car, he managed to get his handcuffed hands in front of him, pulled a small bag of suspected marijuana from his pocket and dumped it on himself and the car’s floor. The man was given a Stow Municipal Court date and released on a personal bond.
Bomb squad called: Police said that after a State Road woman reported that an unidentified person threw a possible explosive device at her home at about 2 p.m. Feb. 8, the Summit County Sheriff’s bomb squad determined the object was not an explosive. Police said the woman had a suspect in mind.
Man injured: A 3rd Street man, 43, was cited with disorderly conduct while intoxicated after police said the man fell while walking in the area of 3rd Street and Bailey Road at about 1:10 p.m. Feb. 8. Cuyahoga Falls EMS took the man to Western Reserve Hospital for treatment of minor facial injuries, said police.
Man walked in traffic: An Akron man, 58, was cited with disorderly conduct while intoxicated after police said they found the man staggering on Tallmadge Road, walking into traffic, at about 5:30 p.m. Feb. 3. Police said the man was taken to a detox facility.
Man seen on video: A 2nd Street man, 40, was charged with fourth-degree felony burglary after a neighbor reported the man entered his apartment while he was away during the late afternoon Feb. 7. Police said footage from a video camera in the apartment showed the man moving items around the neighbor’s bed and using his cell phone flashlight to search the top of a dresser. The man was taken to Summit County Jail.
Apartment entered: A 4th Street woman reported Feb. 3 that someone entered her locked apartment while she was asleep during the night and rummaged through her purse, but did not take anything. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.
Unknown man arrested: A Fairfield County man reported Feb. 7 that an unknown man used the Fairfield man’s personal identifying information when Cuyahoga Falls police arrested him last September. Police said the unknown man was arrested on an outstanding warrant that was out for the Fairfield man at the time. The unknown man then escaped after he was taken to Western Reserve Hospital for an unspecified medical reason.
Phone accounts opened: An 8th Street man reported Feb. 3 that someone used his personal information to open phone accounts with two providers.
Propane heaters stolen: An employee of a home building firm reported Feb. 7 that someone took two propane heaters totaling about $700 in value from the open garage of a Salt Creek Run home under construction since the day before.
Tools taken at school: A construction project manager reported Feb. 5 that someone took tools totaling about $775 in value from a construction site at Woodridge Elementary School off Quick Road since the day before. The project manager said the tools were secured by a metal cable, which was cut.
Thefts from vehicles reported: Five residents reported Feb. 4 that someone entered their vehicles while they were parked outside their homes in an area on the north side of Howe Road, with thefts reported in four of the incidents.
A West Hunters Lake man reported someone took his wallet and a briefcase containing a laptop computer totaling an estimated $2,650 in value from his vehicle during the night. A police report did not say whether there was forced entry.
A man reported someone took a gift card and pair of sunglasses totaling about $250 in value from his unlocked vehicle while it was parked outside his home on nearby Beacon Hill Circle during the night.
A West Hunters Lake man reported someone took a standalone speaker valued at an estimated $150 from an unlocked rental vehicle during the night.
A West Hunters Lake woman reported someone entered her vehicle by unknown means, rearranged items in the vehicle and took $3 during the previous two days. Police said the woman demonstrated that the vehicle automatically locks on its own.
A Hunters Lake man reported someone entered his unlocked vehicle during the night, rummaged through the glovebox, but he did not believe anything was taken.
Phone taken at store: A Cuyahoga Falls woman reported an unknown person stole her approximately $700 cell phone while she was at her Howe Avenue place of employment during the early afternoon Feb. 3. The woman said she had already contacted the phone’s provider, which deactivated the phone’s service.
SUV stolen outside store: A man reported someone stole his approximately $23,000 SUV while it was parked outside a State Road store during the early evening Feb. 2. The man said the SUV was unlocked and the keys were in it.
Car reported stolen: Police said they discovered that a 2017 model car found on Prange Drive Feb. 7 had been reported stolen in Bath. Bath police took possession of the car.
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Forged prescription reported: A Bailey Road pharmacy employee reported an unknown person tried to use a forged prescription to obtain an opioid pain medication Feb. 1.